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New hunt for old earthquakes in San Francisco and San Pablo bays - The Mercury News


If understood, this pattern can help predict the timing of future earthquakes, wrote USGS scientist David P. Schwartz and his team in the 2014 paper “The Earthquake Cycle in the San Francisco Bay Region: A.D. 1600–2012.” When, and how often, have the ...and more »

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 13:01:02 GMT | MORE DETAILS

5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran - San Francisco Chronicle


State media described the depth of the earthquake as only 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). It said there is no report yet on casualties. A magnitude 5.4 quake has the potential to cause considerable damage. Iran is prone to daily quakes as it sits on many ...and more »

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:06:12 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Nepal woodcarvers inspired to restore quake-toppled temples - San Francisco Chronicle


This photo taken Wednesday, July 19, 2017, shows a detail of a wooden crafted window partially damaged during Nepal's 2015 earthquake. A team of dedicated woodworkers is now trying to restore Nepal's heritage. ... more. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha, AP.and more »

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:21:11 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Montana earthquake smashes bottles, jolts residents awake - San Francisco Chronicle


(Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP) less. Liquor bottles that rattled off the shelves after an earthquake sit on the floor at a liquor store Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Lincoln, Mont. The strongest earthquake to hit Montana in more than half a ...

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:15:31 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Live in a Piece of History at This $16 Million San Francisco Mansion - Bloomberg


“This was right after the earthquake,” said Mark Roos, the couple's grandson. “There was a lot of movement from the Van Ness neighborhood [which was used as a firebreak during the earthquake] to the Presidio.” The couple chose a plot of land on Jackson ...and more »

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:01:23 GMT | MORE DETAILS

The Latest: Earthquakes rumble in central Oklahoma - San Francisco Chronicle


Another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 was recorded near Stroud about 20 minutes later. Scientists have linked some oil and gas production in Oklahoma to an uptick in earthquakes, but the frequency of such earthquakes in Oklahoma has ...

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:17:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Looking Back At The Most Powerful Earthquake Ever To Strike North America - New Hampshire Public Radio


How did the power of this earthquake compare, say, to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 or the one that damaged that nuclear reactor in Japan in 2011? HENRY FOUNTAIN: Sure. Well, it was a heck of an earthquake. It was the second-most powerful ...and more »

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:00:42 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Today in History - San Francisco Chronicle


In 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people, according to an official estimate. In 1977, Roy Wilkins turned over leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to Benjamin L. Hooks. In ...and more »

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 04:06:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Gas storage deemed safe after blowout but challenge looms - San Francisco Chronicle


... Aliso Canyon because of earthquake risks. The measure comes just a week after state regulators gave approval to pump gas into underground storage wells after an overhaul and extensive testing. The storage site above the San Fernando Valley has been ...and more »

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:33:34 GMT | MORE DETAILS

The Lost (and Found) Classic Cocktail of San Francisco - JSTOR Daily


The saloon had stood on the southeast corner of Washington and Montgomery streets in San Francisco since the Gold Rush. It had withstood the 1906 earthquake and emerged unscathed from the fires that ravaged the city in its aftermath, but the Bank ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:03:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • July 28, 2017: We count 36 year(s) since the 1981 Kerman earthquake (Mw 7.3, fatalities: 3000, 31000 homeless), IRAN

  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    JULY 2017
  • July 20, 2017:
    Mw 6.7 in TURKEY
  • July 17, 2017:
    Mw 7.7 in KAMCHATKA
  • July 11, 2017:
    Mw 6.6 in NEW ZEALAND
  • July 06, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PHILIPPINES
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN JULY 2017
  • 01. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (6.83%)
  • 02. INDONESIA (6.04%)
  • 03. PHILIPPINES (6%)
  • 04. JAPAN (5.77%)
  • 05. SOLOMON ISLANDS (4.84%)
  • 06. ALASKA (4.79%)
  • 07. MEXICO (4.79%)
  • 08. CHINA (3.8%)
  • 09. NEW ZEALAND (3.44%)
  • 10. TURKEY (3.42%)
  • 11. MONGOLIA (2.68%)
  • 12. CHILE (2.55%)
  • 13. COLOMBIA (2.52%)
  • 14. IRAN (2.37%)
  • 15. INDIA (2.35%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.047%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.7335%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5246%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.5246%)
  • 05. MONDAY (14.4201%)
  • 06. WEDNESDAY (14.4201%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.3302%)
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